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Jul 21, 2012 1:30pm EDT
report. >> i'll tell you how teens are using mother nature to help protect mother nature. >> in sports, we'll see why young pitchers need to play it safe. >> coming up, i get to spend the day with some knights. i'll tell you all about it. >> and we're just getting started, so stay tuned. >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm livia. here's our top story for this week. >> teens are often under a lot of pressure to do well in school, but that doesn't mean it's okay to copy someone else's hard work and pass it off as your own. teachers call it "plagiarizing," but, as we see in this report, you can also call it cheating. and don't think you won't get caught. >> you've probably heard the word "plagiarize," but what, exactly, does it mean? >> when you take somebody else's words or ideas and you use them as your own. >> that's exactly right. in fact, the word "plagiarize" comes from the latin word for "kidnap," only instead of stealing a person, modern plagiarizing means stealing someone else's work. now, most of us won't copy another person's work exactly. we know that's che
PBS
Jul 3, 2012 6:30pm PDT
across syria, saying they are being used to hold in government crackdowns since pro-democracy protests started last year. >> the group said it had carried out more than 200 interviews with former detainees, military, and intelligence. almost all of them said the either experienced or witnessed torture. data powerful footage has captured what is said to be the syrian government's deadly shelling of residential areas. a new report details atrocities being committed away from the eyes of the world. >> the syrian authority is running a network of torture centers, a network of torture chambers scattered across syria. the widespread and systematic nature of this network makes it clear that it constitutes a crime against humanity. >> human rights watch interviewed more than 200 former prisoners who told of their experiences in regime torture chambers. >> when we were detained in the military intelligence prison, they hung us by our arms with our bodies suspended in the air. then they beat and taunted us. they put a metal device with a for your prongs' between your legs to crush your
KRON
Jul 21, 2012 2:30pm PDT
tunnels, and world war ii spies. they're all part of the nation's largest train terminal. join us as we take a tour. >> i'll tell you why kansas owe. >> behind the wheel, your everyday distractions can turn into dangerous habits. >> and we're just getting started, so stay tuned. >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm livia. here's our top story for this week. >> scientists call them "neos" -- near-earth objects. they're asteroids and comets that might someday be on a course to collide with our planet. it might sound like a movie plot, but tyler tells us that nasa takes neos very seriously. in fact, all should. >> so, do you worry that something from outer space may crash into the earth? >> i think the chances are pretty slim. >> sometimes, like when i'm daydreaming in the middle of history class. >> no. i don't worry about something from outer space crashing into the earth. >> i don't worry about it a lot because i feel like we would have had a lot of warning from a lot of people and on the news, so i don't think that it's much to worry about. >> the universe isn't quit
KCSMMHZ
Jul 13, 2012 2:30pm PDT
killings. >> and middle east analyst and author joins us now in the studio to talk more about this. russians have warned that the conflict is becoming more sectarian. are we going to see an all-out civil war in syria? >> that is unfortunately indeed the past we see evolving. what started out as civil unrest against regime in justice and as a quest for change has now really become a full-fledged civil war -- what started out as civil unrest against regime injustice. this makes it so complicated to really solve the issue. there is the government that still assumes it can crush this rebellion, and there is an opposition that is getting stronger and stronger, militia- type of opposition, that also believes it can crush the regime militarily, but in both cases, it will not work. >> the west has been a constantly trying to ratchet up pressure, but china and russia are opposed to that. is there anything that can be done to get china to agree to increase the pressure? >> both china and russia worry that too many regimes in the region fall and become pro- western. syria and iran are the las
PBS
Jul 28, 2012 4:00pm PDT
someday be on a course to collide with our planet. it might sound like a movie plot, but tyler tells us that nasa takes neos very seriously. in fact, all should. >> so, do you worry that something from outer space may crash into the earth? >> i think the chances are pretty slim. >> sometimes, like when i'm daydreaming in the middle of history class. >> no. i don't worry about something from outer space crashing into the earth. >> i don't worry about it a lot because i feel like we would have had a lot of warning from a lot of people and on the news, so i don't think that it's much to worry about. >> the universe isn't quite as empty as it seems. icy comets and rocky asteroids have been hurtling through space since time began. they're formed and propelled by explosions, collisions, and gravity. and they can be gigantic. this asteroid is 36 miles across. that's almost as wide as the state of rhode island. fortunately, most of these celestial wanderers are a lot smaller. >> pebble-sized objects hit the atmosphere on a daily basis. that's what you see when you see a shooting star. basketbal
KCSMMHZ
Jul 16, 2012 5:30pm PDT
use. the submarine docked in china monday after carrying out six deep sea dives in the pacific ocean last month. it reached a record depth of more than 7,000 meters, breaking the previous record of 6,527 meters, set by japanese manned submarine. tension has been building in the south china sea. last month china announced that it was integrating the disputed islands and two other disputed island chains to create a new city called sunsha. >>> a ragged chain of rocks in the east china sea is casting a shadow over diplomatic relations between tokyo and beijing. the object of the dispute, the senkaku islands, saying they are part of the chinese prefecture. surveys indicated the presence of oil resources in the area. decades later, the dispute remains very much alive. >> public opinion in china is once again focused on the territorial dispute with japan over the enkaku islands. the prime minister of tokyo planned to purchase the islands from its owner. noda said earlier this month that the central government is considering similar plans. trance tran t . >> translator: the point is to take
KCSMMHZ
Jul 12, 2012 2:30pm PDT
. >> obviously, we're going to use the governmental parties to move in that direction. >> but the death toll in syria continues to rise. these images show mortar attacks on the outskirts of damascus. >> nine people have been killed and 11 injured and net -- and at a deadly avalanches in the french alps. german, english, at french, and swiss hikers were among the dead. >> among those feared to be among the victims, the avalanche struck high on the north face of the mountain. it began 11 climber accidentally dislodged a piece of the face. >> the search efforts continued. rescuers used polls at 4,000 meters in a desperate attempts to locate the missing. speculation on the cause of the accident against. investigators suspect it was caused by a block of ice that slipped from the mountain slopes. >> the heat of the ice could have been -- the sheet of the ice it could have been loosened by a mountain climber. it buried them beneath it. >> it is a popular access route to a location for 4,400 meters high. a lot of people were on the slopes. residents say the climbers were not behaving recklessly
PBS
Jul 18, 2012 6:30pm PDT
two sides have decided to fight it out. >> russia has decided to use its veto power? >> yes, it will. even if it did not, the two sides would continue fighting. there is no diplomatic way right now to stop the country from entering a civil war. the only question is -- how long will it take? >> the white house says it now does not know the whereabouts of bashar al assad. what does that tell you? is it possible he has left the country? >> i do not think so. he will remain in the country. he has no place to go. his family has no place to go. he has so many supporters in the country that he has to take care of that i think there is no way out. i think the american government simply does not know where he is. the information that the americans and western allies have on the situation on the ground is not very good, and that is frightening. >> we have to leave it there. as always, thank you for coming in to talk with us. much of the diplomatic efforts in syria have been focused on moscow. russia says it will veto any resolution at the united nations. let's go to our moscow bureau wher
KCSMMHZ
Jul 4, 2012 2:30pm PDT
london-based libor rate, which banks use to lend money to one anothe. scandal has already cost three executives at barclays their jobs. >> diamond insists that the rating was isolated to only a few employees at the firm and that it is an industry-wide issue, possibly indicating the bank of england itself -- diamond insists that the rate rigging was isolated. >> he has become a symbol of greed and arrogance in the banking industry. committee members grilled him for hours, focusing on the role of britain's central bank in the crisis. lawmakers wanted to know whether the bank of england approved of barclays actions in 2008 in an effort to avoid further turbulence in financial markets. it is a grave allegation, and it could adversely affect london's financial reputation. the libor bench mark determines interest rates used by banks to borrow from each other. based on information from major institutions, the benchmark indirectly determines how much businesses and private customers pay on the money they owe. the scandal has turned into a political powder keg. in parliament, prime minister d
KCSMMHZ
Jul 9, 2012 5:30pm PDT
people like him are left struggling just to get by. >>> he dropping by our studio to give us insight on the karzai government, here he is in conversation with our gene otani. >> we just saw in your report, some afghans, not getting aid at all, are turning to growing opium poppies. where is all of the money going? it is going to where international donors fear it is going. the corruption in afghanistan says it reaches all the way up. >> i have cases from the government, from the governor of provinces, the most corrupt country, you know, in the world. >> once again, international donors said karzai must do more to win back trust. they say he must take a stronger measure to fight corruption frps. >> karzai also needs to take into account the role of the taliban. why is the taliban still so powerful? >> well, many afghans are frustrated with the reconstruction. some say the taliban owes to the karzai government. the afghans provide them with cover and they can recruit new fighters there. on the reason for the resurgence is that taliban have a sanctuary, along with the pakistani side of t
KCSMMHZ
Jul 9, 2012 2:30pm PDT
key issue is how to use the european stability mechanism to recapitalized banks directly, rather than funneling financial aid through governments. >> the meeting on monday is also expected to discuss who should succeed luxembourg's jean-claude juncker as head of the eurogroup. juncker is due to step down on july 17. >> and spain is high on the agenda. on monday, the interest spain has to offer on 10-year bonds rose back above 7%. that level is considered unsustainable. >> spain's economy minister got a warm welcome on a rival in brussels. but the meeting with his eu colleagues is bound to involve tough bargaining. >> we will be talking about two main issues, the memorandum of understanding setting up the bailout conditions and the level of prevacid that we are permitted. >> france's finance minister said he was confident. >> i am optimistic that we will make progress on the difficult points with spain and the establishment of the esm. >> the key is cross-border supervision of banks, which is seen as a requirement for stricken institutions to get bailout aid directly. >> first, we need
KCSMMHZ
Jul 10, 2012 2:30pm PDT
more about us an hour show on our website. that is dw.de. >> thanks for joining us. captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org--
KCSMMHZ
Jul 27, 2012 2:30pm PDT
well as a strategic and commercial hub. the use of heavy weapons there has already taken its toll. >> the fight for control of aleppo has raged for nearly a week, and both sides are preparing for what could be a decisive battle. still, demonstrators defied the danger, filling the streets to voice their hatred of the assad regime and to show their increasing disregard for the powers that be. opposition forces have reportedly seized a number of districts in the city. the rebel flag now flies over a government building, and rebel forces are preparing themselves for the battle to come. the assad regime is reportedly ready in an offensive. the u.s. state department is voicing concern fearing an all- out massacre may be imminent. >> this is another desperate attempt by a regime that is going down to try to maintain control, and we are greatly concerned about what they are capable of in aleppo. >> washington says its intelligence indicates the syrian government is using warplanes and attack helicopters to target rebel positions in aleppo. the international red cross has pulled many of it
PBS
Jul 12, 2012 6:30pm PDT
justice has ruled in favor of the farmers, allowing them to use their own varieties of seed even if not officially listed. >> the ruling allows for more innovation and sustainability in a sector which is good for innovation and sustainability. >> it was grown from seeds that do not have an official eu pedigree. the owner stands to benefit from the court ruling. >> potatoes and carrots in particular have an enormous% range of flavors that he will not find in mass-produce varieties. >> until now, only produce to run from registered seeds was allowed on the market. since the process of getting c's registered is so expensive and time-consuming, -- seeds registered is so expensive and time-consuming, only big corporations have the money. >> in practical terms, you cannot use one of these old varieties amor. they are just not good enough. >> but the court disagreed. they pointed out the regulations could lead to a major loss of biodiversity, and even greater dominance by the bigger corporations. >> europe is finally going to open up to real varieties. small ones. older ones. that will hel
PBS
Jul 30, 2012 6:30pm PDT
have eased tensions on financial markets. >> with this auction today and in the last week, it shows us that without this report of the ecb, italy, especially spain, are almost out of the financial markets, so they are in deep trouble. definitely, we need support. >> but those countries could come under increasing pressure if the ecb fails to follow its pledges of support from the euro with concrete action. >> all that news had a positive effect on the markets here in europe. our correspondent at the frankfurt stock exchange has more. >> the mood was quite upbeat at the beginning of this week. investors full of confidence that they will be helped. they're looking towards the european central bank, its meeting this coming thursday in frankfurt. the hope is that they will be ready to announce some kind of bond purchase program that would ease the tension in the financial markets and the bond market, especially help spain and the investors here as well. there are a lot of people on the floor of those who were also uneasy about this type of thinking, saying this is just kicking the can down
PBS
Jul 14, 2012 4:00pm PDT
use a plastic eye shield. for other sports where you may get hit in the eye, goggles might be the ticket. if you swim, goggles that are watertight are a good idea. chemicals like chlorine can damage your cornea. >> i do track, so i don't need any eye protection for that. >> actually, you probably do. outdoor sports like track and skiing expose your eyes to the sun's harmful ultraviolet light. so look for goggles that give full protection against uva and uvb rays. >> my sister and i really love to go on the moguls. those bumps go really fast. >> hannah was wearing glasses under her ski goggles. she thought she was protected, but she wasn't. >> and then i just fell. one of my sides of the glasses that connects to your ear, it just broke off. >> when you're playing sports, and you're wearing glasses underneath your goggles, if you get hit in the face, the goggles can get compressed and then compress the glasses. the lenses are usually shatterproof, but the frames can break, and a broken frame near the eye can certainly damage the eye. >> that's why many athletes wear contact lenses.
PBS
Jul 21, 2012 4:00pm PDT
. but that can be a challenge, especially because a lot of us like eating in places where food is fast and cheap. nicole tells us why some fast food can be a fast route to health problems later in life. >> i like cheeseburgers and fries. >> i'd have to say french fries. i like french fries. >> if i could find a really good hamburger... >> my favorite fast food would be onion rings because they're just really delicious. >> it tastes great, and it's pretty affordable. so what's the problem? >> well, there is a problem, but only if we're eating too often in fast-food restaurants, or we're making choices that aren't as healthy for us in a fast-food restaurant. yes, notoriously, fast food can be high in fat, calories, sodium, and missing some other great nutrients. >> colleen thompson and ellen shanley are dieticians -- experts in nutrition, especially when it comes to fast food. they even wrote a book about it, "fueling the teen machine." >> we thought that teens were at a point where they're really inquisitive about things, and food and nutrition happens to be one of them. they're asking
PBS
Jul 23, 2012 6:30pm PDT
>> syria has issued a very stark warning against any foreign interference, implying it would use chemical or biological warfare to combat any intervention from abroad. >> the warning comes as international pressure grows on the government to step aside from several fronts arab foreign ministers said offered president assad a safe exit if he resigns. >> but the syrian leader is showing he intends to remain in power, launching new counter offenses against rebel strongholds. our coverage begins on the ground in syria. >> this video posted on the internet is believed to have been filmed in aleppo. rebels said fierce fighting is continuing there and the capital damascus. pressure is mounting on president bashar al-assad. for the first time, the syrian government has indirectly raised the question of using chemical weapons inside syrian borders. >> these weapons that they possession of -- possess are monitored and guarded by the syrian army. these weapons are meant to be used only and strictly in the event of external aggression against syria. >> syria has held stocks of chemical weapo
KCSMMHZ
Jul 2, 2012 5:30pm PDT
conference pushing for strict regulations. >> translator: it is difficult for us to control regional conflicts in which small weapons are used. we in japan must create an environment in which we can contribute to peace-building. >> reporter: but the key players are big weapon producers such as the united states. the u.s. is the world's biggest weapons exporter, accounting for one-third of the total value of global arms shipment. washington initially opposed the treaty. but president obama reversed that position. his administration is not so forthcoming on some of the scope of the treaty, though, such as small arms or ammunition. guns are very popular in the u.s. a new poll indicates more than 40% of american households own a gun. some lawmakers resist any international law that might, in their view, infringe american people's constitutional right to arm themselves. the u.s. is also the biggest exporter of ammunition and produces over 7 billion rounds a year. the country has resisted the proposed inclusion of ammunition in the scope of the treaty on the ground that it is impractical.
PBS
Jul 19, 2012 6:30pm PDT
arsenal, and if assad used those chemical weapons against his own people, he would have to be held accountable. for whatever that means. >> whatever that means is that -- should we put all this diplomatic window dressing to the side now and admit that this is the end o the line for diplomacy as far as the united nations security council is concerned? >> yes, you would not find anybody who put diplomacy to rest entirely in this case, but it is clear that there is no common ground for any meaningful compromise in the security council that would actually have an impact on the ground in syria. the positions from russia and the west are just too far apart, and it is safe to say at this moment that the peace plan from the united nations special envoy kofi annan has failed. >> as always, thank you very much. tunisia's former dictator has been sentenced to life in prison. a military court found him guilty of complacency in the killing of 43 protesters during the jasmine revolution, which led to his downfall. >> it is the fourth time he has been sentenced, though it looks unlikely he will s
KCSMMHZ
Jul 24, 2012 2:30pm PDT
is that the regime might use chemical weapons or allow them to fall into the wrong hands. israel says if that happens, it will act. >> at the moment, we see the psyrians transfer chemical and biological weapons to hezbollah -- this is a red line for us, and from our point of view, we will act decisively and without hesitation or restraint. >> threats like that are likely to prompt more people to join the 100,000 who have already fled syria for the safety of neighboring countries. >> the egyptian president has announced a new prime minister for the country, and he is a u.s.-educated former official at the african development bank. he was the minister of water resources and irrigation in the outgoing military-appointed government. >> on his facebook pitch, it says he owned a doctorate. it is unclear how much power he will have, given the ongoing influence of the military. the german city health services to commemorate those who died in the love parade two years ago. the music festival used to be one of germany's biggest, attracting visitors from all over the web. >> but a mass pani
KCSMMHZ
Jul 10, 2012 5:30pm PDT
had no role to play in politics, culture or education. the time has come for us to shape libya. >> reporter: just three days before the election, she was ready. the party leader is on the poster, instead of her. only her name and occupation are written on it. she decided not to use her photo to try to avoid discrimination. >> translator: see, someone tore this female candidate's picture. i didn't want to be like her, so i decided not to use my photo. >> reporter: someone has written critical comments on her facebook page. >> translator: you're a leftover from the old regime. >> translator: it's ridiculous that someone as young as you is running. >> reporter: she thought lack of understanding of a democratic system was behind the harassment, so she held a meeting with voters. she told them everybody can express themselves freely in a democracy. >> translator: her explanation made me understand what an election is for the first time. >> reporter: she believes the first thing is to get people to realize the importance of the election. >> translator: this is an election for libya's
KRON
Jul 28, 2012 2:30pm PDT
pain and spasms. >> most of us have never heard of dystonia, but jake can describe it with painful, personal details. he's in high school now, and he's been living with the disease since fifth grade. >> slowly, it's got worse and worse to the point where i couldn't send him to school because it was too painful to write and to walk around the school. >> i was in a wheelchair. i had no quality of life. i was just sitting on thco doing anything to try to cover up the pain. >> then, what can truly be described as a medical miracle -- recent research led to a breakthrough treatment called "dbs." >> dbs is deep brain stimulation. it's when they put a battery in your chest, a wire in your upper neck, and then two electrodes into your brain. it stimulates your brain to counteract the spasms. i have a battery in my chest. and there it is. >> while science has provided the treatment, jake has had a lot of emotional support as well. family, friends, and the entire community have joined him on the road to recovery, literally. jake's ride has raised almost a million dollars to search for a cure
PBS
Jul 11, 2012 6:30pm PDT
officials believe it is the right path. our brussels correspondent spoke to us earlier. >> the european commission spokesperson welcomed the announcement by mariano rajoy, but would not comment on the details. they said that the measures looked decisive. what is clear is that the spanish government is following the eu's recommendations. they say that spain has to increase its tax revenues and also shift the tax burden from taxes on labor and income more to consumption. that is what is happening now. also -- also, spanish prime minister mariano rajoy announced that the retirement age will gradually increase to 67 years over the next 15 years. a lot is happening, but a lot more is needed. they are asking spain to do more to tighten and employment, especially amongst young people, to do more to improve the structural systems and get structural reforms under way. brussels does not want spain to enter into even deeper recession. they're watching closely what spain is doing. >> time to take a look at once the's market numbers. -- at a wednesday's market numbers. let's begin with frankfurt. th
KCSMMHZ
Jul 19, 2012 2:30pm PDT
support for all the best use is wearing thin in some places. >> german lawmakers have already backed several packages, but concern is growing about how much europe's debt crisis is costing taxpayers. the finance minister says it is essential that the stability of the spanish banking sector is protected. he denies there is a risk of losing the money and says madrid will be liable for the funds. >> anyone going on about the liability of collective banking debts in the eurozone does not understand the seriousness of the issues, the -- the economic and political concerns at stake. >> spain will have to fulfil certain conditions. it will have to restructure its banking sector, but the opposition social democrats remain skeptical and fear madrid may need much more assistance. >> is the majority votes yes, it is only because we believe the damage caused by germany refusing to help spain would be catastrophic, including for germany. ladies and gentlemen, this cannot continue. >> the left party says the government just wants to calm financial markets without carrying out any real reforms of t
PBS
Jul 2, 2012 6:30pm PDT
audience with king juan carlos. >> joining us from the capital madrid is our correspondent there. what has been the mood there over the last 24 hours? >> love, it is a never-ending discotheque, it seems, because after a long, long night, they started very early celebrating here. their intraday by disc jockeys and famous singers, as you can maybe here from behind. the party goes on, and we are to welcome the spanish football team here. [inaudible] i will not imagine what the reactions are of thousands of people that are here. >> is it fair to say that the victory has offered some temporary psychological relief to the people who are suffering under the financial crisis in spain? >> yes, indeed. at least for the last four weeks. today, of course, and maybe the following days, it will be this nice moment to remember. but all the standards i talked to, they were so realistic and said the championship is over, and live continues. and tomorrow, we have to go back to work. then we are facing again all of our problems. but they join this great moment. maybe they will keep something up, wh
PBS
Jul 6, 2012 6:30pm PDT
helping us not stay in power. >> senior politicians for more than 100 countries came from around the globe to the meeting in paris. french president francois hollande said half the world was represented, all with one goal in common. % in syria. but the meeting was overshadowed by who was not there. both russia and china did not attend. >> u.s. secretary of state hillary clinton called for more pressure on moscow and beijing. >> i do not thichina believe thg any price at all, nothing at all. for standing up on behalf of the assad regime. the only way that will change is if every nation represented here directly and urgent -- urgently makes it clear that russia and china will pay a price. >> clinton says that without moscow and beijing's support, a concerted international move against the syrian regime is impossible. the syrian opposition is in disarray and there is little sign of either the opposition or the government putting down their arms in favor of dialogue. western powers warned that as long as the conflict is unresolved, it remains dangerous not only for the people of syria bu
KCSMMHZ
Jul 26, 2012 2:30pm PDT
it did for greece. draghi says it is essential to respond to the market's. >> they are giving us messages. if you ask me, it is a powerful question. will we be able, shall we be able? the answer is yes, of course. >> the market responded positively to draghi's words. that could ease pressure on struggling countries and by the time to rebuild the economies. >> the spanish team of-year bond yield is below 10% now and european bond shares went up 2%. the dax ended the day up by 2.75%. the dow jones up over 4%. a very good day obviously. we look across the atlantic -- the dow jones doing well, 12,882. the euro recovering from recent lows at the moment. we stay in the and the european commission president pledged to deliver on obligations to remain in the . >> that is right. in his first athens visit since the crisis started in 2009, bar asso met with greek and italian prime minister's to find ways to cut spending. >> meanwhile, athens is reviewing it greek austerity measures. the ecb has the power to decide whether greece has done enough. >> with a report on the austerity program in
KCSMMHZ
Jul 25, 2012 2:30pm PDT
political correspondent for some analysis on this. doom and gloom on all sides. tell us more about economists and what they are really saying. >> the report was commissioned by an american think tank, financed largely by the very controversial hedge fund manager george soros, it is hardly surprising that the report is critical of the new crisis management. the most surprising thing is the extent to which it agrees with angela merkel. for example, in opposing the introduction of eurobonds and also in warning against the european union becoming a transfer union. >> what is the german government's expected response? >> i do not think the german government will react directly to this. the ideas are not new. they belong to mainstream american economic thinking. chancellor merkel is aware of them, of course, and is not convinced by them. far more important is the possible influence of moody's, warning that germany could lose its aaa rating because of its exposure to weak southern european economies. that will strengthen chancellor merkel's resolve not to give any more cash to greasece un
NBC
Jul 22, 2012 11:30am EDT
, creator of the muppets. >> scientists say these mice may be able to teach us a better way to lose weight. >> i'll tell you about one teen's amazing journey from water treatment to royal treatment. >> drunk drivers are not only dangerous to themselves, but to everyone on the road. >> join me at the big top, where some local visually impaired students will get the chance to feel the ringling bros. barnum & bailey circus. >> so, get ready. "teen kids news" starts right now. >> welcome to "teen kids news." i'm mwanzaa. >> and i'm siena. here's this week's top story. social networking -- speak to any kid, and they'll tell you it's as much a part of their daily routine as eating dinner. speak to anyone from law enforcement, and they'll tell you that it can be an invitation for trouble. the internet is a two-way window. it allows us to research school projects and keep up with our friends. but social-networking sites also let outsiders into our lives -- outsiders who may try to kidnap, hurt, and even kill kids. and those dangers are very real. there are 665,000 known sex offenders in the u.s. t
PBS
Jul 20, 2012 6:30pm PDT
. the opposition has done its utmost to tell us time and again that minorities have nothing to fear. but the minorities are afraid, and that is why the keep supporting the assad regime. that is perhaps the fundamental problem of the moment in syria. >> the world is worried about this, that you're going to have the blood shed with the assad regime being toppled. once that has happened, you're going to have another bloodbath with all these minorities being targeted. do you think that is a realistic scenario? >> it is a scenario, and the events on the ground show was that the country is moving towards a sectarian and ethnic conflict. so i do not think that the minorities are totally wrong in being afraid, because the opposition is sunni and islamist in orientation. and some of them are even jihadists. >> as always, thanks for coming in and giving us your insi in the u. atof colodoicare trying to eld in the killi a movat denver colorado. the cumneened- enrcen the scene film. wiessayhe s lpain oyoba ereed >> obudis veac ogethe coro forget, the u.s.dinalst every . how it goes is there i a
NBC
Jul 7, 2012 1:30pm EDT
perfect, too. >> with the help of three intern volunteers, mary kate gave us an informal fashion show. and don't worry, guys -- she included some tips for you, as well. this is lizzy, and lizzy is dressed a little bit too conservatively, a little too serious, old for her age. you know, it's a full suit. it doesn't really seem like it's young and fresh and doesn't show any of her personality. so now lizzy is dressed with a blazer, but she's doing it as a "do." this is actually a blazer from the kids' department, which is a great way to get a cute fit that looks young and fresh, but it's still professional, so we thought it looked great over this bright-colored dress. lizzy's dress is actually strapless, which isn't appropriate for the office, but when she leaves work, and maybe she's meeting friends, she can take off the jacket, and she still looks really great. altogether, i think she looks appropriate for her first day at an internship. this is lauren, and lauren's "don't" is a too-short skirt. she almost looks inappropriate for the beach. she has flip-flops on, a tank top, and it's
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